Grizzlies in 1st place tie with Reno

Kopi throwing out the first pitch

Friday was a special night at at the Fresno Grizzlies baseball game at Chukchansi Park.

It was FOX26 Les Schawab Tires Christmas in July, where fans donated toys that will be handed out at Christmastime.

Kopi threw out the first pitch and then there was a special rendition of the Star Spangled Banner performed by 13-year-old Mark Ingraham of Atwater.

Mark hopes to become a professional musician and it sounds like he will make it.

The Grizzlies beat the Round Rock Express 5-0.

Fresno has now won 10 of their last 11, moving into a first place tie with the Reno Aces.

The Grizzlies finish their 4-game series with Round Rock on Monday and then take on New Orleans for four.

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